Definitions for "Electrotype"
A facsimile plate made by electrotypy for use in printing; also, an impression or print from such plate. Also used adjectively.
To make facsimile plates of by the electrotype process; as, to electrotype a page of type, a book, etc. See Electrotype, n.
a duplicate printing surface made by taking a wax mold of the original surface and coating it with a thin layer of copper by means of electroplating. mezzotint: intaglio plate-making method of working from dark to light. the plate surface is roughened, then selectively scraped and burnished smooth in areas so as to hold ink differently during the act of printing. woodcut: relief print made on the plank side of block of wood.